Adversity reveals genius; fortune conceals it. (Horace, ancient Roman poet)
苦難顯才華,好運隱天資。(古羅馬詩人 賀拉斯)

Almost any situation—good or bad —is affected by the attitude we bring to. (Lucius Annaus Seneca, Ancient Roman philosopher)
差不多任何一種處境——無論是好是壞——都受到我們對待處境的態度的影響。(古羅馬哲學傢 西尼加 L A)

Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of the overcoming of it. (Hellen Keller, American writer)
雖然世界多苦難,但是苦難總是能戰勝的(美國作傢 海倫·凱勒)

As fruit needs not only sunshine but cold nights and chilling showers to ripen it, so character needs not only joy but trial and difficulty to mellow it. (Hugh Black, American writer)
水果不僅需要陽光,也需要涼夜。寒冷的雨水能使其成熟。人的性格陶冶不僅需要歡樂,也需要考驗和困難。(美國作傢 佈萊克 H)

Everything can be taken from a man but one thing; the freedom to choose his attitude in any given set of circumstances. (Leonhard Frand , German novelist)
我可以拿走人的任何東西,但有一樣東西不行,這就是在特定環境下選擇自己的生活態度的自由。(德國小說傢 弗蘭克 L)

Every tragedy makes heroes of common people. (Normna Stephens, American writer)
每場悲劇都會在平凡的人中造就出英雄來。(美國作傢 斯蒂芬斯 N)

He who allows himself to be insulted, deserves to be. (F.C.Comford, British writer)
自己甘願受辱的人,受污辱也活該。(英國作傢 科福德 F C)

I find life an exciting business and most exciting when it is lived for others. (Helen Keller,Ameican writer)
我發現生活是令人激動的事情,尤其是為別人活著時。(美國作傢 海倫·凱勒)

I wept when I was born, and every day shows why.(Jack London, American novelist)
我一生下來就開始哭泣,而每一天都表明我哭泣的原因。(美國小說傢 傑克·倫敦)

If you want to live your whole life free from pain

You must become either a god or else a coupes

Consider other men’s troubles

That will comfort yours

Menander, Ancient Athenian playwriter
古雅典劇作傢 米南德

In this world there is always danger for those who are afraid of it. (George Bernad Shaw, British dramastist)
對於害怕危險的人,這個世界上總是 危險的。(英國劇作傢 肖伯納 G)

It is not true suffering ennobles the character; happiness does that sometimes, but suffering, for the most part, makes men petty and vindictive. (William Somerset Maugham, British novelist)
說苦難能使人格得到升華,這是不確切的;幸福有時倒能做到這一點,而苦難常會使人心胸狹窄,產生復仇的心理。(英國小說傢 毛姆 W S)

Let us suggest to the person in crisis that he cease concentrating so upon the dangers involved and the difficultie,and concentrate instead upon the opptunity—for there is always opportunity in crisis. (Seebohm Caroline, British physician)
讓我們建議處在危機之中的人:不要把精力如此集中地放在所涉入的危險和困難上,相反而要集中在機會上——因為危機中總是存在著機會。(英國醫生 卡羅琳 S)

Light troubles speak; great troubles keep silent. (Lucius Annaeus Seneneca, Ancient Roman Philosopher)
小困難,大聲叫嚷;大困難,悶聲不響。(古羅馬哲學傢 尼加 L A)

Mishaps are like knives that either serve us or cut us as we grasp them by the handle or blade.(James Russell Lowell, American poetess and critic)
災難就像刀子,握住刀柄就可以為我們服務,拿住刀刃則會割破手。(美國女詩人、批評傢 洛威爾 J R)

No one can degrade us except ourselves; that if we are worthy, no influence can defeat us. (B.T.Washington, American educator)
除瞭我們自己以外,沒有人能貶低我們。如果我們堅強,就沒有什麼不良影響能夠打敗我們。(美國教育傢 華盛頓 B T)

No pain , no palm; no thorns , no throne ; no gall, no glory; no cross, no crown. (William Penn, British admiral)
沒有播種,何來收獲;沒有辛勞,何來成功;沒有磨難,何來榮耀;沒有挫折,何來輝煌。(英國海軍上將 佩恩 W)

Optimists always picture themselves accomplishing their goals. (Lucius Anaeus Seneca, Ancient Roman philosopher)
樂觀主義者總是想象自己實現瞭目標的情景。(古羅馬哲學傢 西尼加 L A)

Perhaps you can’t control your job, but you may be able to make other changes in your life. (Alan Loy Mcginnis ,British writer)
或許你不能支配自己的工作,但你能夠使生活發生轉變。(英國作傢 麥金尼斯 A L)

Prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth discover virtue.

Rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation. (John Kennedy, American president)
從希望中得到歡樂,在苦難中保持堅韌。(美國總統 肯尼迪 J)

Sweet are the uses of adversity.(William Shakspeare,British Playwriter)
苦盡甘來。(英國劇作傢 莎士比亞 W)

The chinese word for crisis is divided into two characters, one meaning danger and the other meaning opportunity. (Burejer, British writer)
中文的“危機”分為兩個字,一個意味著危險,另外一個意味著機會。(英國作傢 佈瑞傑)

The misfortunes hardest to bear are those which never come.(James Russell Lowell, American Poetess and critic)
最難忍受的不幸是那些從未來臨的不幸。(美國女詩人、評論傢 洛威爾 J R)

The more you fight something, the more anxious you become —the more you’re involved in a bad pattern, the more difficult it is to escape. (Seebohm Caroline, British Physician)
你越是為瞭解決問題而拼鬥,你就越變得急躁——在錯誤的思路中陷得越深,也越難擺脫痛苦。(英國醫生 卡羅琳 S)

The tragedy of life is not so much what men suffer, but what they miss. (Thomas Carlyle, British essayist and historian)
生活的悲劇不在於人們受到多少苦,而在於人們錯過瞭什麼。(英國散文傢、歷史學傢 卡萊爾 T)

The very remembrance of my former misfortune proves a new one to me. (Miguel de Cervantes, Spanish writer)
對於過去不幸的記憶,構成瞭新不幸。(西班牙作傢 塞萬提斯 M)

Tough–minded optimists approach problems with a can-do philosophy and emerge stronger from tragedies. (Lucius Annaeus Seneca, Ancient Roman Philosopher)
意志堅強的樂觀主義者用“世上無難事”人生觀來思考問題,越是遭受悲劇打擊,越是表現得堅強。(古羅馬哲學傢 西尼加 L A)

Trouble is only opportunity in work clothes.(H.J.Kaier, American businessman)
困難隻是穿上工作服的機遇。(美國實業傢 凱澤 H J)

We have all sufficient strength to endure the misfortunes of others. (La Rochefoucauld, French writer)
我們都有足夠的力量來忍受別人的不幸。(法國作傢 拉羅什富科)

We shall defend ourselves to the last breath of man and beast. (William II, King of England)
隻要一息尚存,我們就要為保衛自己而戰。(英國皇帝 威廉二世)

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